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Celebrating Survivors 2020 Virtual Event

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Important Update: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Celebrating Survivors will be held entirely online. Register online to get a private link to the event broadcast emailed to you.

Join Women’s Center & Shelter and UPMC Health Plan as we come together to celebrate survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) and their children, remember those who have lost their lives to IPV, and honor the Ladies of Steel with the prestigious Ted Craig Humanitarian Award.

Broadcast LIVE on FacebookYoutube and via embedded video on this page.
Friday, June 12, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail (Half) Hour
Music by saxophonist Calvin Stemley and a preview of the evening’s program.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Program
Featuring exciting organizational updates, WC&S’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a survivor’s story of hope, and the presentation of the Ted Craig Humanitarian Award to the Ladies of Steel.

Thanks to a generous matching grant provided by the A.J. Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust, donations to the evening’s Mission Moment will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $10,000! The mission moment donation page will be available beginning Thursday, June 11th.

Event Host, Diane P. Holder

Honorary Chairs, Dr. Brian and Jill Hamlin

Ted Craig Humanitarian Award Honorees, Ladies of Steel


Many thanks to our dedicated sponsors for their incredible support!

Presenting Ambassador of Hope


Children’s Ambassador

Empowerment Ambassadors

Office of the District Attorney, Allegheny County


Freedom Ambassadors


Harry Davis & Company

Houston Harbaugh, P.C.

K&L Gates LLP

RBC Capital Markets


Safety Ambassador

Brentwood Bank

Maher Duessel

Reed Smith LLP

Rothschild Doyno Collaborative


Ted Craig Humanitarian Award Sponsor

Edward A. and Sherley F. Craig Charitable Foundation


VIP Sponsor

Julie Wolff Rost, Award-Winning Realtor – Berkshire Hathaway Home Services


June 12
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh
412-687-8017 ext. 337